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Field Work Fridays: Uprooting Pampas Grass

Feb 21, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Sanctuary staff have identified nearly 40 pampas grass clumps in our Glendening Nature Preserve meadows. Pampas grass is a ornamental, nonnative, and mildly invasive plant species. We make every effort to avoid herbicide use in our parks so volunteers are needed to join staff to walk through our overgrown meadow to cut the clumps down…

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Waterbird Survey

Feb 20, 2020 7:30AM—9:30AM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Sanctuary Proper
1361 Wrighton Road
Lothian, MD 20711

Join a periodic survey of waterbirds on a freshwater, tidal, marsh at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary. The ornithological knowledge and collaborative attitude of our volunteer team creates a phenomenal learning experience. All of this in the beautiful early morning light of the Jug Bay Wetlands, on the Patuxent River. Ages: 12 and older. Free (entrance…

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Vernal Pool Monitoring

Feb 17, 2020 10:00AM—4:00PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - Sanctuary Proper
1361 Wrighton Rd
Lothian, MD 20711

Click here to register! Join our volunteer team to survey our eleven vernal pools throughout the 2019-2020 season each Monday or Saturday weekly beginning Dec 2 and ending May 30. Volunteers receive full training on water quality monitoring and sampling for animal life. Volunteers are expected to commit to visiting our pools a minimum once…

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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Feb 15, 2020 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Lothian, MD 20711

Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park is required. There is no participant limit and no registration is required.…

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Stream Water Chemistry (Two Run Branch)

Feb 15, 2020 9:30AM—12:00PM

Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content and other parameters at two sites along Galloway Creek, an important stream leading to our own Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. Volunteers will learn how to use professional equipment to measure water quality parameters and…

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Stream Water Chemistry (Pindell Branch)

Feb 15, 2020 1:00PM—3:00PM

Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content and other parameters at two sites along Galloway Creek, an important stream leading to our own Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. Volunteers will learn how to use professional equipment to measure water quality parameters and…

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Field Work Fridays: Uprooting Pampas Grass

Feb 14, 2020 9:00AM—11:00AM

Sanctuary staff have identified nearly 40 pampas grass clumps in our Glendening Nature Preserve meadows. Pampas grass is a ornamental, nonnative, and mildly invasive plant species. We make every effort to avoid herbicide use in our parks so volunteers are needed to join staff to walk through our overgrown meadow to cut the clumps down…

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Stream Water Chemistry (Galloway Creek)

Feb 13, 2020 9:30AM—12:30PM

Join our Stream Water Chemistry volunteer team to conduct field tests on dissolved oxygen content and other parameters at two sites along Galloway Creek, an important stream leading to our own Jug Bay. Water samples are also collected for lab analysis. Volunteers will learn how to use professional equipment to measure water quality parameters and…

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Soup & Science

Feb 09, 2020 12:00PM—3:00PM

Join us Sunday afternoon for the second of our 2020 Soup and Science series. From noon to 1 pm, enjoy homemade soup and fresh bread, and catch up with friends and colleagues. Then sit back with dessert and enjoy listening to our guest speaker. Ages 16+. Admission fee $5 per person for non FOJB members,…

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FREE Guided Tour: Discover Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Feb 08, 2020 1:00PM—1:30PM

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary

Lothian, MD 20711

Join a Jug Bay Naturalist for a free guided tour of the wetland boardwalk to discover the wonderful and unique plants and animals found here at the Sanctuary! Tour is approximately 45 minutes in length and $6 vehicle entrance fee to the park is required. There is no participant limit and no registration is required.…

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